Klahoose Wilderness Resort is British Columbia premier Indigenous cultural experience on the lands of the toq qaymɩxʷ (Klahoose) People. The resort is 100% owned by the Klahoose First Nation and is located in calm ocean waters of Desolation Sound, surrounded by BC’s Coastal mountains and lush rainforest. This is an remote, but easily accessible, all-inclusive eco-resort reflects Klahoose traditional values and offers an immersive exploration into this pristine region rich in diverse wildlife and cultural significance. Only accessible by boat or seaplane, the wildlife resort offers all-inclusive packages for an average of 14 guests in lodge rooms or private cabins. Packages are focused on exploring the coastal waters and includes bear viewing, whales watching, and tours led by Indigenous guides. When guests arrive and come ashore, they are welcomed with a traditional Klahoose greeting, with drumming and singing, which sets the tone for the Authentic Indigenous experience that embraces both the natural and supernatural spirits of the land and its People. Activities include Indigenous activities such as storytelling, cedar weaving. Also available is sea kayaking and paddle boarding from the resorts private dock, ocean swimming, a woodfire sauna and rainforest nature trails. Delicious meals are served in the dinning room overlooking to ocean. Stays are for 3- or 4-nights packages that include spring bear viewing, Indigenous culture and late summer/fall salmon run grizzly bear tours to remote Toba Inlet deep into Klahoose traditional territory. Packages start with an included boat transfer from Lund or Powell River B.C. to Desolation Sound and the Resort. Guests can drive to Lund from Vancouver or Vancouver Island with ferry connections or scheduled, or charter flight options are available. Open seasonally from May to October. Guests live an immersive experience into Klahoose culture during their entire visit. Experienced Indigenous guides and friendly staff ad
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PLANNING YOUR TRIP
Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture
Join us for genuine cultural experiences and build meaningful connections between our past, present and future. Hear stories, songs and legends that have been passed down through countless generations, take part in a cultural tour or workshop, and witness the intricate beauty of Indigenous arts and crafts.
See nature and wildlife through Indigenous eyes
Step out into the wild and take in the beauty of the natural world through an Indigenous lens. From the seas, mountains and rainforest to the prairies and the tundra, explore unique landscapes and experience the wonder of respectful animal encounters with your Indigenous hosts and guides.
Welcome to the heart of Indigenous hospitality
From rustic camping and upscale glamping to lakeside cabins, luxurious resort spas, casinos and golf courses, authentic Indigenous accommodation and relaxation options offer something for every vacation. No matter whether you want to get away from it all or be at the heart of the action, you’ll feel at home with your Indigenous hosts.
Take an important step towards reconciliation
Walk along with us as we share the stories of our resilience and will to survive in the face of the atrocities visited upon us, mostly at the hands of the Government of Canada and church policies. Visit the sites of former “Indian” Residential Schools, where thousands of our Peoples were abused and murdered at the hands of those who were meant to protect them. Hear heartwarming stories of our perseverance despite odds that continue to be stacked against us, and find hope for the future.
TAKE A DELICIOUS JOURNEY INTO INDIGENOUS CULTURE
Pull up a seat at one of the many Indigenous owned eateries from sea to sea to sea. All across the country, authentic Indigenous chefs and culinary experts are cooking up delicacies that infuse modern recipes with traditional techniques and flair. Here, you’ll find everything from cozy bistros and premade spice mixes to large catering operations and upscale restaurants.
UNIQUE PRODUCTS, AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS QUALITY
Find everything from unique gifts, treasured keepsakes to modern art pieces of epic proportions—lovingly crafted by Indigenous makers and artisans across the country. Every piece, from the smallest bracelets to the largest sculpture, tells a story that transcends generations and the ages. Every purchase you make helps to keep those stories alive.